Video reveals NYC serial harasser pepper sprayed, subdued
A wild video reveals East Village menace Fritz Marseille getting pepper sprayed after which taken down by good Samaritans after he allegedly harassed one more girl on Second Avenue.
The stunning footage, obtained by The Publish, is believed to have been captured two years in the past and emerged after a latest disturbing incident during which a Second Avenue girl was harangued by Marseille.
The minute-long clip reveals an unidentified, frightened girl pointing pepper spray at a menacing Marseille alongside East Fourth Avenue and Second Avenue, close to a 24-hour grocery.
An undeterred Marseille wipes the caustic substance from his eyes and continues to cost the exasperated girl. Bystanders might be heard shouting, “Depart her alone!” “Don’t go close to her!” and “Keep away!”
Two good Samaritans — one sporting an apron — pull Marseille away from the girl, pin him up towards an iron gate and punches are thrown.
The footage was despatched to Kenley Stevenson, a 24-year-old author who bolted her new residence final week after two latest creepy encounters with the homeless harasser.
“It shocked me that it has been happening for this lengthy and nothing’s modified,” Stevenson informed The Publish.
The Lengthy Island girl stated an unhinged Marseille jumped inside her ready Lyft Sept. 30, only a day after she moved into the Second Avenue pad, screaming, “I’m going to have infants with you!”
On Oct. 21, he allegedly chased her down at lunchtime.
She waved pepper spray at him to drive him away.
“I don’t need to take any additional dangers with this timebomb standing at my entrance doorstep,” she stated.
“I undoubtedly really feel rather a lot higher about my resolution as a result of with the individuals reaching out and displaying how lengthy this is happening, clearly he’s not going away,” she stated of her return to Lengthy Island.
Kristen Sales space, who has been focused by the vagrant up to now and carries pepper spray for cover, seen the video and stated the aggressor is “completely” Marseille.
Stevenson famous it’s no coincidence the Manhattan District Lawyer’s Workplace and cops from the ninth Precinct stationhouse contacted her after her story appeared in The Publish.
“Oh my God, I didn’t hear a phrase after I went there that Sunday (to report the incident). After which inside a day of the story my telephone has been ringing off the hook all week from them,” she stated.
Marseille — who spent 5 months in jail final 12 months for allegedly groping two ladies — hangs out between East third and East fifth streets alongside Second Avenue.
He has been beforehand convicted of forcible touching and harassment.